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University Senate Meeting Agenda

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University Senate Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2013 -- 3:45 p.m.
Faculty House


 

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A.    Approve May Minutes
B.    Reports:
  1. Chair – Margaret Crowder
  2. Vice Chair – Jennifer Hanley
  3. Secretary - Heidi Alvarez
  4. Advisory:
    a. Faculty Regent – Patricia Minter - Report Posted
    b.  Provost – Gordon Emslie
    c.  SGA President – Keyana Boka
C.    Standing Committee Reports and Recommendations
  1. Graduate Council:
    May report (Report posted; endorsed by SEC)
    August report (Report posted; endorsed by SEC)
  2. University Curriculum Committee: No report
  3. Academic Quality: No report
  4. Faculty Welfare and Professional Responsibility: No report
  5. General Education: No report 

D.    Old Business

 

E.    New Business:
  1. Policy 1.1120: Graduate Assistant Instructor Credentials, Supervision, and Evaluation (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  2. Policy 1.5031: Selection, Appointment, Evaluation and Reassignment of Deans (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  3. Policy 1.2150: Short-term, Faculty-Led Study Abroad Compensation for Summer and Winter Sessions (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  4. Policy 1.5041 Selection, Appointment, and Reassignment of Department Heads/Chairs (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  5. Policy 1.4033 Engagement Requirements for Hour of Credit (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  6. Policy 1.3140: Priority Registration Schedule (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  7. Policy 1.1064: Access to Academic Affairs Electronic Personnel Files (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  8. Policy 1.3130: Advising Relative to Declaration and Change of Program of Study (Posted; Endorsed by SEC)
  9. Colonnade Implementation Committee: Exploration Courses (ART 105, 106; ECON 150/150C, 202/202C; FILM 201; GEOG 103, 110/110C; LEAD 200/200C; MUS 120/120C; NURS 102; PS 110/110C, 250, 260; PSY 100/100C, 199/199C; THEA 151/151C; PH 100; PHIL 101, 102, 103; REC 200; RELS 101; SWRK 101)
  10. New course proposal: (UC 100)
  11. Election: Senate representatives (2 faculty, 2 faculty alternates; 1 student, 1 student alternate) for the University Academic Complaint Committee (Ballot posted)
  12. Election: Senate representative for the Student Research Council (Ballot and one-page letter of interest from candidates posted)
  13. Special meeting of the Senate proposed to respond to a request from President Ransdell for a Q&A session with Senate (available dates are Oct. 10, Oct. 31, or Nov. 7 at 3:45pm)
F.   Information items:
  1. Policy 1.5041 accompanying informational item; Senate recommendation from 2/9/13
  2. Policy 4.2203: Recruitment and Selection (reviewed and commented upon by SEC)
  3. Ad-Hoc Committee on Faculty Governance has been re-appointed; report in SEC review
  4. Benefits Committee report expected in October

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